This perennial bush has attractive purple flowers and fruits prolifically. The peppers are very versatile, adding heat to any culinary creation. They are popular in Ecuador as an addition to a spicy salsa called “aji.” They can also be added to sauces, vinegars, candies, fudge, coffee drinks, marinades, and more. A little goes a long way!
Ají peppers have potent medicinal properties. They can be used internally in tea or tincture to promote healthy circulation and digestion. They’re used externally to help ease arthritis & rheumatism.
Growing tips: Fairly resilient and easy to grow pepper plant. Grows to 1 meter or more. Plant benefits from pruning if it’s branches get too leggy.
30 seeds per packet
*All Sierra y Cielo seeds are organic, open-pollinated, & non-GMO. They have been hand collected from our gardens, where they have been adapted for 2+ generations.